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Regis Self Care VI (Acne Pharmacotherapy) Pre-Test

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alchemist04's version from 2018-08-14 01:17

Mild comedonal Acne (MicA)

Question Answer
What is the 1st line treatment of MicA?Topical retinoid
What is the alternate treatment of MicA?(1) Salicylic Acid (2) Azelaic acid (3) Glycolic acid (4) Sulfur (5) Benzoyl peroxide [BPO - this can be used for mild comedonal acne or mild papular/pustular acne but try other agents first because of the strong drying effect]
What are the alternate treatment for female MicA?Use topical Retinoid
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Mild Papular/Pustular Acne (MippA)

Question Answer
What is the 1st line treatment of MippA?Topical retinoid +/- Topical antimicrobial
What is the alternate treatment of MippA?(1) Salicylic Acid (2) Azelaic acid (3) Glycoic acid (4) Sulfur (5) Benzoyl peroxide [BPO - Try other options before using BPO because of the drying effect]
What is the alternate treatment for females MippA?Use topical Retiniod
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Moderate Papular/Pustular Acne (MoppA)

Question Answer
What is the 1st line treatment of MoppA?Oral antibiotic + Tropical Retiniod +/- BPO
What is the alternate treatment of MoppA?Oral antibiotic + Tropical Retiniod +/- BPO +/- Azelaic acid
What is the alternate treatment for female w/ MoppA?Oral hormonal therapy + Topical Retiniod/Azelaic acid +/- Antimicrobial
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Moderate Nodula (M-No)

Question Answer
What is the 1st line of treatment for M-No?Oral antibiotic + Topical Retiniod +/- BPO
What is the alternate treatment for M-No?Oral Isotretinoin or Oral antibiotic + Tropical Retiniod +/- BPO
What is the alternate treatment for female w/ M-No?Oral hormonal therapy + Topical Retiniod +/- Oral antibiotics +/- Topical antimicrobial
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Severe Papular/Pustular Acne (SeppA)

Question Answer
What is the 1st line of treatment for SeppA?Oral Isotretinoin
What is the alternative treatment for SeppA?High dose of Oral antibiotics + Topical Retiniod + BPO
What is the alternate treatment for female w/ SeppA?High dose of hormonal therapy + Topical Retiniod +/- Topical antibiotic
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